Big Orange Boeing 747 - 08173-1


Find on eBay

Big Orange Boeing 747
[08173-1]

  • Click to enlarge

Download Instructions for 08173-1

The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including the changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

One of 1978's major airline events was the inauguration of Braniff's transatlantic Jumbo Jet service, between London and Dallas. This colourful orange large 1:144th scale model has optional transfers and full detail. - Taken from the 17th edition catalogue (1980)


Airfix Series (first appearance): 8
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1980


Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 6: Ken McDonough


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 08173-1
1982 Edition Ref: 08173-1





Just some of the kits listed...


Quick Kit Search
Become a fan of The Official Vintage Airfix Page on Facebook   Follow Vintage Airfix on Twitter
Airfix  Arnold   Corgi   Electrotren   Hornby Railways   Humbrol   Jouef   Lima   Pocher   Rivarossi   Scalextric